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This is extremely embarrassing, has anyone contracted genital warts with out having sex?

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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

Genital warts, caused by the human papilloma virus, can be transmitted by physical contact.
One does not need to have actual intercourse for the virus to be spread. If you think you may have genital warts, you should visit your doctor.

In brief: Yes.

Genital warts, caused by the human papilloma virus, can be transmitted by physical contact.
One does not need to have actual intercourse for the virus to be spread. If you think you may have genital warts, you should visit your doctor.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

You can get genital warts if you have warts on your hands and touch your genitals.
Can probably get them if you touch someones warts and then touch your genitals or if someone with hand warts touches someones genitals.

In brief: Yes

You can get genital warts if you have warts on your hands and touch your genitals.
Can probably get them if you touch someones warts and then touch your genitals or if someone with hand warts touches someones genitals.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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